In Deadly Maui Wildfires, Communication Failed. Chaos Overtook Lahaina Along With the Flames.

From an AP story by Rebecca Boone, Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, and Audrey McAvoy headlined “In deadly Maui wildfires, communication failed. Chaos overtook Lahaina along with the flames”:

In the hours before a wildfire engulfed the town of Lahaina, Maui County officials failed to activate sirens that would have warned the entire population of the approaching flames and instead relied on a series of sometimes confusing social media posts that reached a much smaller audience.